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Opening Arguments

Paper chase

I agree:

Last week we asked you to share your favorite to-do list manager, we rounded up the most popular responses, then you voted for your favorites.

In an unexpected turn of events, good ol' paper won this largely digital race with 22% of the vote. Following by only a fraction of a percent was Google Tasks (22%) trailed in third by Remember the Milk (17%). Rounding out the bottom of the Hive Five was Toodledo (13%) and Things (10%).

Paper is still the best for some things. And, for me at least, the to-do list is one of them. Nothing beats being able to scribble your tasks down on a piece of paper and jamming it in your shirt pocket for easy reference, to nestle among your business cards, the backs of which are perfect for jotting down a quick note or reminder. When I give out my cards, I always have to look on the back to make sure I'm not giving away the perfect quote I've written down for tomorrow's editorial or the list of three things I need to pick up at the store on the way home.

Oh, and wall calendards. I was late for a meeting this week because I had forgotten to jot it down on my calendar. If a meeting isn't written d


Kevin Knuth
Thu, 07/01/2010 - 7:56pm

I like the "Day at a time" desk calendars- the ones you have to tear off every day.

When I finish up work for the day, I use it to write down the top 3 things I have to get done the NEXT day.